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Monthly Archives: November 2011
Photo by Jessey Dearing for the Boston Globe Reporter David Abel visited Massachusetts prisons to try to break down the barriers of consciousness that prisons raise about prisoners’ daily environment and experience. Here, he describes the grimness of his experience … Continue reading
WHEN: Tuesday, November 15, 6-8pm WHERE: 4th Wall Project, 132 Brookline Ave (Fenway) Boston FREE to the Public WHAT: Police Deputy Superintendent Paul Joyce has repeatedly stated that recent surges of urban violence are directly linked to the prison system. … Continue reading
From the Committee for Public Counsel Services: “Today at 1:00pm, the Massachusetts Senate will begin debate on S.2054 – An Act Relative to Habitual Offenders, Sentencing and Improving Enforcement Tools, a bill crafted by the Senate Committee on Ways & … Continue reading
Monday, November 14, 2011, 6:00 PM AIDS Action Committee 75 Amory Street, Jamaica Plain (near the Jackson T stop) Shot over three years, this high-definition documentary film tells the story of five transgender women housed in men’s prisons as they … Continue reading
Join the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice for an evening to honor the Attica prison uprising, explore prison abolition and honor Eddie Ellis, a living legend. Thursday, November 10, 2011, 5:00 PM Austin Hall, Ames Courtroom, Harvard … Continue reading
In a recent opinion piece in the the New York Times, Sarah Shourd connects her experience in Iran’s Evin Prison, where she was held in solitary confinement for 14 and a half months, to the use of solitary confinement in … Continue reading
This article describes the major role played by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the country’s largest private prison company, in proposing and drafting what became the notorious Arizona Senate Bill 1070. The language and the title of the bill … Continue reading